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NS5A substitutions affect early HCV treatment failures, retreatment

November 12, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — NS5A resistance-associated substitutions at several positions, including Y93, may hold information about DAA treatment…
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BLOG: Marketing4ECPs: Q&A with co-founder Trudi Charest

November 12, 2018
What makes Marketing4ECPs unique in ophthalmology and the eye care industry? Marketing4ECPs is the only full-service marketing…
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HBV rates rising in women from same U.S. regions with drug-related HCV

November 12, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. states in the Appalachian region demonstrated increased rates of hepatitis B among women despite overall national rates of…
In the Journals

US leads developed nations in drug overdose deaths

November 12, 2018
The rate of premature drug overdose mortality was the highest in the United States, compared with several other developed nations, according to a…
In the Journals

Cancer to surpass heart disease as leading cause of death in US by 2020

November 12, 2018
In the United States, the leading cause of death is projected to transition from heart disease to cancer among high-income individuals by 2020…
In the Journals Plus

Minimally invasive surgery associated with worse survival among women with cervical cancer

November 12, 2018
Women with early-stage cervical cancer who underwent minimally invasive radical hysterectomy had higher rates of recurrence and worse survival…
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Comorbidity in patients with RA affects disease activity

November 12, 2018
CHICAGO – Comorbidities increase disease activity regardless of race/ethnicity or medication use among patients with rheumatoid arthritis
In the Journals

AAP updates guidance on sport-related concussions in youth

November 12, 2018
Up to 1.9 million children are estimated to have concussions in the United States each year, and these injuries may be underreported among young…
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GLP-1 receptor agonists may be 'critical' weight-loss tool in severe pediatric obesity

November 12, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Adolescents with severe obesity who struggle with weight loss may derive the most benefits from a combination of intensive…
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Earlier treatment with baricitinib improves onset of efficacy

November 12, 2018
CHICAGO — Patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis experienced onset of efficacy sooner when treatment with baricitinib started…

Arti Hurria, MD, remembered as ‘tireless advocate’ for patients

November 12, 2018
Arti Hurria, MD, felt she found her perfect fit in the field of medicine. The colleagues who continue to express an overwhelming sense of personal…
In the Journals Plus

Piperacillin-tazobactam ‘particularly damaging’ to gut microbiota

November 12, 2018
Piperacillin-tazobactam is “particularly damaging” to human gut microbiota and its use is associated with a low abundance of potentially…

Healio announces new publication: Healio Primary Care Today

November 12, 2018
The publisher of Healio, SLACK Incorporated, recently announced the launch of a new publication, Healio Primary Care Today. The publication will aim…
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Photochromic contact lens yields good driving performance

November 12, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – Subjects wearing Johnson & Johnson Vision’s photochromic contact lens performed just as well as and sometimes better…
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Risk of ESRD predicted by specific equation not associated with donor deferral or acceptance

November 12, 2018
SAN DIEGO — The ESRD risk determined by the kidney donor risk of ESRD equation, known as the KDRE, was not associated with donor deferral or…
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Yoga-based cardiac rehab feasible after MI

November 12, 2018
CHICAGO — Yoga-based cardiac rehabilitation for post-MI patients in low- and middle-income countries in India was safe, feasible and improved…
In the Journals

Mental health service use, treatment up among college students

November 12, 2018
A study measuring population-level trends in a nationwide cohort of U.S. college students found that mental health service utilization and treatment…
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VIDEO: Web Vision Technologies seeks to create all-in-one vision testing device for NASA

November 12, 2018
CHICAGO At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Bob Main, MS, CEO of Web Vision Technologies, discusses his company’s attempts…
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Excess levels of heavy metals in bloodstream confer higher cholesterol

November 12, 2018
CHICAGO — Adults with high levels of lead and other heavy metals in their blood had greater odds of having high LDL or total cholesterol…
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DAAs reduce HCC, decompensation risk compared with no treatment

November 12, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Individuals with hepatitis C who underwent DAA therapy experienced significant reductions in both hepatocellular carcinoma and…